cw.exe – Here is the scoop on Chat Watch Spyware as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is cw.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Chat Watch Spyware?
cw.exe (Chat Watch Spyware) – Details
If cw.exe is running on your computer, you may have the spyware software known as ‘chat watch’ installed on your computer. This process could have been installed manually by a user using an installation package (potentially when another application was installed). The ‘chat watch’ program will monitor activity on your pc and possibly send this information to a third party.
cw.exe is considered to be a security risk, not only because spyware removal programs flag Chat Watch Spyware as spyware, but also because a number of users have complained about its performance.
Chat Watch Spyware is likely spyware and as such, presents a serious vulnerability which should be fixed immediately! Delaying further investigation of cw.exe may cause serious harm to your system and will likely cause a number of problems, such as slow performance, loss of data or leaking private information.
You should take our Firewall Test and look at your Digital Footprint to make sure your system is not giving away valuable information or has open ports on your firewall that may allow attackers to compromise your computer; these tests are completely free.
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We do our best to update process information as often as possible but inaccuracies may still exist; a prime example would be a virus that is named after a legitimate file and perhaps Chat Watch Spyware is such a case. If you find an inaccuracy or have information that will help others, please, don’t hesitate to leave a comment!
CW.EXE – Disclaimer
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